Dick O'Neill

Biography: American character actor Dick O'Neill began showing up in films in 1961. Most of O'Neill's movie roles were in the supporting category, e.g. his portrayal of Sol Zuckermann in The Buddy Holly Story. His extensive TV credits include recurring roles on at least four weekly series. Dick O'Neill was seen as Judge Praetor D. Hardcastle in Rosetti and Ryan (1977), street-smart Malloy in Kaz (1978), corporate vice president Arthur Broderick in Empire (1984), and Fred Wilkinson in the 1987 episodes of Falcon Crest. Fans of the detective series Cagney and Lacey will remember O'Neill for playing Charlie Cagney. Before entering film and television, O'Neill was a well established supporting actor on the New York stage where he appeared on and off Broadway. In the early '50s, O'Neill was a charter member of the Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. For the last seven years of his life, O'Neill served on the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Screening Committee.

Dick O'Neill's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 56
Highest Metascore: 84 Prizzi's Honor
Lowest Metascore: 20 She's Out of Control
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 10
  2. Negative: 2 out of 10
10 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Pretty Poison (1968) Feb 3, 2012 Bud Munsch tbd
68 The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (re-release) Aug 29, 2003 Correll 8.0
20 She's Out of Control Apr 14, 1989 Mr. Pearson tbd
49 The Mosquito Coast Nov 26, 1986 Mr. Polski 7.2
84 Prizzi's Honor Jun 14, 1985 Bluestone 6.3
23 Turk 182 Feb 15, 1985 Powerhouse Chief tbd
64 Wolfen Jul 24, 1981 Warren 8.3
61 The Jerk Dec 14, 1979 Frosty 7.1
78 The Buddy Holly Story May 18, 1978 Sol Gittler tbd
49 House Calls Mar 15, 1978 Irwin Owett tbd
62 The Front Page Dec 18, 1974 McHugh tbd